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Mehoopany Township
Township
Fields in Mehoopany Township
Fields in Mehoopany Township
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Coordinates: 41°33′00″N 76°04′59″W / 41.55000°N 76.08306°W / 41.55000; -76.08306Coordinates: 41°33′00″N 76°04′59″W / 41.55000°N 76.08306°W / 41.55000; -76.08306
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wyoming
Area
 • Total 17.89 sq mi (46.33 km2)
 • Land 17.18 sq mi (44.50 km2)
 • Water 0.71 sq mi (1.83 km2)
Elevation
1,447 ft (441 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 892
 • Estimate 
(2016)
898
 • Density 52.27/sq mi (20.18/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
18629, 18657
Area code(s) 570
FIPS code 42-131-48528

Mehoopany Township is a township in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 892 at the 2010 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 17.9 square miles (46.3 km²), of which, 17.2 square miles (44.4 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (3.91%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 892
2016 (est.) 898 0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 892 people, 335 households, and 252 families residing in the township. The population density was 51.9 people per square mile (20/km2). There were 406 housing units at an average density of 23.7/sq mi (9.1/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 96.4% White, 1% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% some other race, and 1.3% from two or more races.

There were 335 households, out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.8% under the age of 18, 61.2% from 18 to 64, and 14% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years.

The median income for a household in the township was $47,778, and the median income for a family was $54,750. Males had a median income of $37,000 versus $33,611 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,962. About 10.2% of families and 15.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.9% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.

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